What types of vets are on the track? What happens if a horse gets injured?

A team of veterinarians is constantly at work behind the scenes on the racetrack, in several different capacities.

What safety initiatives are being implemented at California racetracks?

The California Horse Racing Board has long been involved in industry-leading research initiatives in collaboration with…

How much money does California racing contribute to veterinary research?

In addition to the data being contributed by California regulators to the…

What type of research and how does it help?

Information from this research has resulted in solid, practical training suggestions which have improved…

Is it safe to race 2-year-old horses?

Numerous scientific studies have shown that horses that make their first start at two actually race longer and are…

Do the horses like to run?

Horses are one of only a few species born with their motor neurons fully myelinated – meaning they are able…